The Down’s Syndrome Association’s DSActive programme has been selected as one of three schemes to be given a share of the Digital Inclusion Innovation Fund from the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to improve older and disabled people’s lives through innovative technology.
The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association (WPBSA) is today pleased to announce a new partnership with DSActive which will see both organisations work together to provide opportunities for people with Down’s syndrome to participate in snooker.
This is a guest blog from Mark, he attends our DSActive athletics session with Exeter Harries as a volunteer coach, and has just achieved his Level 1 coaching qualification in athletics!
DSActive recently had a chat with Anna and Dan. They wanted to discuss their active lives.
The event was for people with a learning disability to find out more about keeping well and living an active life. The DSActive team were there to provide information on the programme, our nutrition campaign and promote the DSActive sessions in the area.
As we reach the half way point of #Challenge21, our campaign to raise awareness of Trisomy 21, we spoke to 3 of the DSActive team about what challenges they have chosen, and how they are finding it!
This is a guest blog from Joseph. Joseph is very fit and enjoys going to the gym and playing sports. We asked him to tell us a bit more about his busy life and what his advice is for anyone else wanting to be more active.
DSActive want to find out about what leisure and fitness provisions there are for people with Down’s syndrome. Please complete our survey
Victoria is a very active person. She enjoys sports and regularly attends DSActive football and tennis sessions.
This is a guest blog written by Danielle. Earlier this year Danielle took on her first half marathon with her dad and her sister. These are her own words